Shruti Rajkumar is a first-generation Indian American and disabled woman of color, and is currently a senior journalism student at Emerson College. Over the past few years, she has advocated for disability and racial equity at Emerson alongside her peers. She was a co-organizer of the ESOC Week Of Action, a campaign that included a list of demands to address and dismantle racism on-campus, and The Access Advocacy Project, an initiative that included action items for improving accessibility and disability equity at Emerson. She currently serves as the President of Access: Student Disability Union, the Accessibility Senator for Protesting Oppression With Educational Reform (POWER), and the Dean's Fellow for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In September, she will be attending the APIDC'S Youth Leadership Institute in order to further develop and strengthen her intersectional approach to advocacy and leadership.
ID: A picture of Shruti Rajkumar, a brown woman with long black and curly hair, sitting on a dark green bench in the Boston Public Garden. She is wearing a bright red knit sweater, pink and orange eyeshadow, and black winged eyeliner.